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Paediatric Senior Staff Nurse-Complex Care

London – The Portland Hospital
Full time
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Senior Staff Nurse-Complex Care 

Location: The Portland Hospital-London 

Hours: 37.5pw (Rotational shifts of Long Days, Nights & Weekends) 

Salary: competitive dependent on experience + benefits (pension, health cover, flexible benefits and excellent career development) 


Fantastic opportunity for the next step in your career! The Portland Hospital Neurorehabilitation & complex Care inpatients ward is recruiting for a Paediatric Senior Staff Nurse 

As a Paediatric Senior Staff Nurse working within the Neuro & complex Care inpatient ward, you will provide clinical leadership and ensure the provision of high quality nursing care to children and families. You will be undertaking delegated responsibility for the department in the absence of the Sister/Charge Nurse and working to promote a progressive attitude to the continual improvement of patient care through research and evidence-based practice. 

Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Take responsibility for the unit in the absence of the Sister/Charge nurse 

  • Co-ordinate patient care with the multidisciplinary team 

  • Manage allocated resources effectively and efficiently 

  • Ensure documentation is completed accurately and within agreed timescales 

  • Ensure the provision of appropriate mentors for student nurses and provide a supportive and challenging environment for students in training. 

  • Ensure that tailored care plans are in place for all patients in the designated clinical area. 

Skills & Experience: 

  • NMC Child Registered Nurse (RN Child / RSCN) with immediate paediatric life support 

  • Understanding of Safeguarding issues 

  • Teaching and mentoring experience 

  • Excellent written and verbal communication 

  • Excellent clinical governance and experience with audits 

  • Experience of supervising and assessing students and shift leading is desirable 

About us: 

HCA Healthcare UK – The World’s largest private healthcare group; providing award winning primary, acute and complex care.   

Internationally renowned for clinical excellence, The Portland Hospital is the only independent hospital in the UK entirely dedicated to women and children. Our inpatient and outpatient specialties reflect this, providing clinical expertise in Paediatrics, Obstetrics and Women`s Health.  

If you wish to find out more about this opportunity, please apply for this role and a member of the team will be in contact shortly. 


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